Raw Images: 10 things every beginner must know before ditching JPEG
Beginner tips for raw images: 05 Raw images let you rescue detail
The extra information contained in raw images compared with JPEGs means that they are much better at dealing with high-contrast scenes.
Although it’s possible to boost the shadow detail in a JPEG, this often comes with a large increase in image noise, and you don’t always want that on your images.
With a raw file, you can reveal shadow detail and still achieve high-quality results.
You can use the highlight recovery tools in Photoshop CS or Photoshop Elements to get a little more highlight detail from a JPEG image, but you’ll recover much more if you shoot raw.
Remember, the files contain more information to start with, which can then be recovered using raw-conversion software.
PAGE 1: All images in your camera start life as raw images
PAGE 2: You need to select raw on your camera
PAGE 3: Raw lets you fine-tune your images
PAGE 4: Raw images can slow down your shoots
PAGE 5: Raw images let you rescue detail
PAGE 6: Not all raw images are the same
PAGE 7: You need special software to view
PAGE 8: Raw images offer non- destructive editing
PAGE 9: Make selective adjustments
PAGE 10: You can expand dynamic range by combining raw conversions
PAGE 11: Pros and cons of shooting raw images
PAGE 12: Raw conversion software options
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on Tuesday, May 28th, 2013 at 12:01 am under Beginner.
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